Real Estate For Consumers

A consumer's guide to the world of real estate

Check our recent articles from leading consumer advocates in the real estate industry.  Whether you are buying, selling, or just wanting to learn mmore about real estate, these articles will help you to learn what other companies don't want you to know.    

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Real Estate Panel

Real Estate Panel

No sales pitches, no paid leads, no marketing tactics, and no sharing of your information. Just straight, unbiased answers from experts about real estate. Ask an expert in real estate, home insurance, inspections, estate planning, lending, and more.

The real problem with the real estate industry

The real problem with the real estate industry

The industry makes you think new selling services are the problem, but we believe those conversations are actually a distraction from the bigger issue, which is way worse. Read more

Bait agents use to find new clients

Bait agents use to find new clients

There are 2 million agents in the US to sell 5 million homes. With such a competitive field, agents will do a lot of things to try and secure new clients. Here are the top things they do to try to lure in clients, and why you should avoid these tactics and find a good agent on your own. Read more

What is a discount agent?

What is a discount agent?

This type of selling service gets talked about a lot, but the term discount really isn't correct. Let's talk about what it is, what it means, and the things you need to know before selecting one. Read more

Real estate terms that you need to know before you buy or sell

Real estate terms that you need to know before you buy or sell

Welcome to the consumer's real estate dictionary! We've asked real estate experts throughout the US to help explain the most common words and terms you will see when buying or selling a home. Read more

How to search for agents online

How to search for agents online

There are over a million agents out there, so how do you find a good one? Whether you are starting from scratch, or vetting names you received from friends and family, here are four steps to help you find a good agent online. Read more

Questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents

Questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents

Getting ready to interview real estate agents? Here are some questions that you should be asking to ensure you pick the right one. Read more

How to market your future sale to buyers

How to market your future sale to buyers

Now that you have posted your future home, here are some inexpensive and free actions you can take now to get connected with future buyers. Read more

Finding the right strategy to sell your home

Finding the right strategy to sell your home

Should you sell on your own or use an agent? Relocation expert and consumer advocate, Lindy Chapman, walks you through the steps of finding a selling strategy that works best for you. Read more

How do buyer agents work

How do buyer agents work

If you choose to be represented by a buyer's agent, then there are some things you need to know before you sign a ciient agreement, Learn how they work, what you need to look for, and what you need to know to ensure you are getting the most of your agent (personally and financially). Read more

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

What you should know before signing a listing agreement

Seven things you should understand before signing a listing agreement with an agent. Learn what to look for and how to make sure the agreement works in your best interests. Read more